Macon, IL 62544 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 62544: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Macon, IL 62544

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 55
  • Single Family Addresses: 573
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 17
  • County: Macon County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.716, Longitude -88.998
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Macon, IL 62544 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,667
Daytime Population: Workers 527
Daytime Population: Residents 758
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,285
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 1,644
Population in Familes 1,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $64,476
Average Household Income $82,689
Per Capita Income $34,577


Total Housing Units 759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 574 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $87,414
Average Home Value $118,728


Total Households 687
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.57% -0.78%
Households -0.34% -0.62%
Families -0.52% -0.74%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Macon, IL 62544 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 62544 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 752 46th
Population Density # 1014 26th
Diversity Index # 1216 11th
Median Household Income # 347 75th
Per Capita Income # 244 82nd

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